Posted on September 12, 2016 in Garage2Global
Corporate venture capital – corporations making direct investments in external startups – is not new. The growth of corporate venture capital groups (CVGs) in the last five years has been dramatic. CVGs now participate in approximately 20 percent of all venture capital investments. Since 2012, the number of CVG investing in startups has more than doubled.
Mark Radcliffe, Global Chair of DLA's Corporate Venture Capital practice, will moderate a Best Practices in Corporate Venture and Innovation panel at the firm's Global Technology Summit on September 27, 2016, in Menlo Park.
Posted on September 1, 2016 in Garage2Global, General news, TechLaw
Some of the greatest opportunities for a company – and some of the greatest challenges – stem from taking the business into new global markets.
At the 2016 DLA Piper Global Technology Summit, we’ll examine that issue from the perspectives of both startups and mature technology companies.
Posted on August 25, 2016 in Garage2Global, General news, TechLaw
We are coming up on the one-year anniversary of the now notorious Yates Memo which outlined six specific policies aimed at corporate legal and compliance departments. Amid an increased focus on investigating and prosecuting perceived compliance failures, global tech companies with overseas subsidiaries must be attuned to emerging risk areas. The raised stakes have made internal investigations more important than ever.
Posted on August 18, 2016 in Garage2Global, General news, TechLaw
The advent of the Internet not only changed Bradley J. Gersich's client base, it also changed the way he practices law every day. The co-chair of DLA Piper's Northern California Corporate and Securities practice has spent more than two decades representing emerging and sophisticated private companies in Silicon Valley. He also works with venture capital firms and angel investors to evaluate, structure and complete investments in early-stage companies.